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Clinical Psychology Programs

Our Clinical Psychology programs are designed to prepare practitioner-scholars whose scientific, theoretical and practical foundations enable them to meet the challenges of the diverse settings, populations and communities in which they serve.

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Personal and Professional Preparation

The Illinois School of Professional Psychology (ISPP) at Argosy University, Schaumburg is located just northwest of Chicago in the charming community of Schaumburg. In our Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology programs, we’ve cultivated a collaborative academic environment, led by a faculty with nationally recognized scholars who encourage your development both as a person and as a professional.

American Psychological Association

The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation.

Training Sites

In 2012, we established the Northwest Suburban Internship Consortium, which is exclusively for our students and holds membership status with the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

In addition, our approved training sites include:

  • State mental health facilities
  • Out-patient clinics
  • Private and community hospitals and psychiatric units
  • Chemical dependence treatment programs
  • University counseling centers
  • VA organizations
  • Schools
  • Women's shelters
  • Treatment centers for developmental, emotional or behavioral disorders; and specialized programs in neuropsychology, forensics, eating disorders, rehabilitation, and other areas.